The author discovered that her great-uncle was involved in a Nazi spy ring operating out of New York City just as World War II was beginning.
Moving its full guest of honor program to 2022, Germany is at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair this year.
A lost novelist, ‘her whispering voice, fleeing depression,’ led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world.
Questions of fidelity to a text were among topics discussed by Marilyn Booth, Michael Cooperson, and Hamed Al Ghaithi.
The 15-year-old award program, says secretary-general Dr. Ali Bin Tamim, now has honored a total 100 laureates.
Another unexpected boost for publishers, as Abu Dhabi’s crown prince puts the equivalent of US$1.6 million into play for book purchases.
”Reflecting the value of generosity,’ the book fair’s administration announces an opening-day break for participating publishers.
‘Forging strategic alliances with regional and international partners’ is part of the Abu Dhabi Arabic Language Centre’s goals.
In four important programs at the fair, the award will present commentary from—and conversation with—winners from 2020 and 2021.
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair’s programming, including authors and professional discussions, is to be streamed online May 23 to 29.